16 Days Wildlife and Beach Tour in Tanzania

Northern Circuit, Zanzibar / Mafia Islands

16 Days / 15 Nights
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  • Game Drives
  • Bird Watching
  • Photographic Safari
  • Honeymoon Safari
  • Beach Holiday

This is a combined tour which is a dream of many; it will take you to explore 3 of the northern Tanzania parks for 2 nights in Ngorongoro, 2 nights in the great Serengeti, I night in Lake Manyara and a night in Arusha town. 5 nights in the famous Selous Game Reserve the best in the southern Tanzania and 4 nights in the Island of Zanzibar, in the Indian Ocean. Accommodation in standard or luxury lodges, luxury Tented camp or budget camping on safari full board FB, and in the resorts in Zanzibar on half board basis HB. You will enjoy and experience nature, wildlife, habit and habitat of the fauna and flora in the natural areas.

Trip Plan:

Day 1: Arusha – Ngorongoro Crater Rim
In the morning at 0830hrs pick up from your hotel in Arusha and drive 10km to Ngorongoro Crater rim via some point of views. Hot lunch in the lodge and after lunch launch an easy walking trip along the Crater Rim for about 3 km enjoying the beauty scenery of the Ngorongoro highlands. Later walk back and meet your vehicle back to the lodge for dinner and overnight in Serena lodge, Sopa lodge, Wildlife lodge or Crater lodge. FB.

Day 2: Full day Crater Tour
Breakfast then descend into the Crater floor for both morning and afternoon game drives. All the BIG FIVE Rhino, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo and Elephant live in this wonderful caldera, others are Zebra Hippo Wildebeest Hyena and more…Birds includes flamingos on the Soda lake, Geese, Storks, Vultures and more. Your lunch will be served in the picnic site at Ngoitoktok swamp a Hippo pool. After lunch proceed with game viewing at 1645hrs ascend the Crater for dinner and overnight in Serena lodge, Sopa lodge, Wildlife lodge or Crater lodge. FB.

Day 3:  Ngorongoro – Serengeti N.P
Breakfast in Ngorongoro then depart for Serengeti national Park with game drives en-route where by you will arrive in the lodge for hot lunch. After lunch it is optional where you will proceed with afternoon game drives in Serengeti on you will relax at leisure in the lodge waiting for dinner and overnight in Serena lodge, Sopa lodge, Wildlife lodge, Kirawira Tented Camp, Ndutu lodge or Migration Camp. FB.

Day 4: Full day in Serengeti N.P
After breakfast then continues with both morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti national Park to have a look for lion, leopard, Elephant, Cheetah, Buffalo, Zebra, Wildebeest, Eland, Wild dog, Gazelles, Crocs and more. Lot of birds includes the Eurasia migrants. You will have all meals and overnight in the same lodge FB.

Day 5: Serengeti – Lake Manyara N.P
After breakfast check out and drive 220 to Manyara for hot lunch and after lunch rest and relax by the pool waiting for dinner and overnight in Manyara Hotel, Serena Hotel, Eunoto Lodge or Kururumu Tented Lodge. FB.

Day 6: Lake Manyara N.P – Arusha
Breakfast at 0700hrs followed by short game drives in Lake Manyara Park. The park is home to Tree climbing Lion, Buffalo, Giraffe, Hippo, troops of Baboons, also Flamingo birds, Ostrich, Egyptian, Geese and more…At 1100hrs leave the park and drive back to Arusha for hot lunch. Afternoon rest and relax at leisure in the hotel, evening bird watching in Arusha town center near the central market. You will have dinner and overnight in hotel. HB.

Day 7: Arusha – Selous G.R
Breakfast in your hotel then at 1045jhrs transfer to airstrip for a scheduled flight and travel to Selous Game Reserve via Dar. You will arrive in Selous in the early afternoon. Dinner and overnight in Luxury tented Camp or Budget Campsite FB.

Day 8: Full day in Selous G.R
Breakfast in your accommodation followed by both morning and afternoon game drives in the reserve. Selous is a home to large population of elephant, big number of buffalo and wild dog. Other species commonly seen are lion, bushbuck, impala, giraffe, eland, baboon, zebra, Kudus and Crocodile. You will have all meals and overnight Mbuyu safari Camp RufiJi River Camp Selous Mbega  Camp Selous safari kemp Sable mountain lodge OR Budget Campsite FB.

Day 9: Walking & Boat Excursion in Selous
After breakfast launch a walking trip in the wilderness accompanied by an armed ranger guide to get close to the animals. You will have picnic lunch in the bush and there after lunch transfer to Rufiji for afternoon boat excursion on the Rufiji River sporting large floating bodies of Hippos and or Crocs. Evening as the Sun goes down the drive will take you back to your accommodation for dinner experience and overnight FB.

Day 10: Sun rise and Sun set in Selous
 Wake up at 0600hrs for early morning game viewing and Sun rise in Selous game Reserve, at 0845jhrs drive back to your accommodation for breakfast. After breakfast R & R, rest and relax at leisure in your accommodation waiting for lunch. Evening at 1600hrs proceed with game drives and enjoy the Sun set as it goes down, You will have all meals and overnight in your camp.

Day 11: Selous G.R
After breakfast, proceed with morning game drives before hot lunch. Afternoon relax at leisure in your accommodation waiting for dinner and overnight FB.

Day 12: Selous - Zanzibar
Breakfast in Selous then transfer to the airstrip for a scheduled flight to Zanzibar Island, meet with our staff at the airport and transfer to your hotel for dinner and overnight, booked on half board basis. HB.

Day 13: EXCURSION-EAST COAST
Breakfast in your hotel then drive to the Spice farm for a half day Spice Tour; there after in the early afternoon transfer to North East Coastal beach hotel for dinner and overnight. HB.

Day 14 & 15: Rest & Relax
Rest and relax at leisure on the white sand beaches of the Coastal resorts waiting for your dinner and overnight at your hotel. HB.

Day 16:  ZANZIBAR- HOME
After breakfast check out from your hotel and transfer to the airport or seaport for your flight or sheep back home. End of the Tour.

Safari Overview

Included

  • All accommodations as per itinerary
  • Pickup from airport or hotel in Arusha / Kilimanjaro
  • Professional Guide/s
  • Professional Cook, if Camping
  • Ground Safari vehicle snd fees
  • Park entrance fees
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • 1.5 liter Drinking mineral water per person per day
  • Government Taxes

Excluded

  • Tip for the guide
  • Flights costs/fares
  • Travel insurance
  • Accommodation & meals after and before the Climbing the Mountain
  • Extra Personal items
  • Soda and Alcoholic beverages
  • Extra activities
  • Personal expenses (drinks, Internet, visa, etc.)

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Parks Visiting

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Northern Circuit
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Serengeti National Park

Northern Circuit
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Lake Manyara National Park

Northern Circuit
44 Views

Selous Game Reserve

Southern Circuit
47 Views

Zanzibar Island

Zanzibar / Mafia Islands
47 Views

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